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Jun, 30 2015

Media Advisory: Wildfire Response in the Deh Cho and South Slave

(June 30, 2015, Updated at: 4:58 PM) – There is currently a wildfire burning approximately 2 kms northwest of Jean Marie River.  In addition, a wildfire approximately 20,000 hectares in size is burning approximately 6 kms south of Hay River.  As a result of these fires, the communities of Jean Marie River and Hay River and […]

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Jun, 30 2015

Avis aux médias – Lutte contre les feux de végétation dans les régions du Dehcho et du Slave Sud

(30 juin 2015, Mis à jour à : 16 h 58) – Un feu de végétation est en activité à environ deux (2) kilomètres au nord-ouest de Jean Marie River. De plus, un feu de végétation d’une superficie d’environ 20 000 hectares est en activité à environ six (6) kilomètres au sud de Hay River. En raison de ces feux, les […]

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May, 27 2015

NTPC to participate in request for proposals process for the Hay River electrical franchise

Yellowknife (May 26, 2015) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) supports the Northwest Territories Power Corporation’s (NTPC) decision to submit a proposal in the upcoming competitive process for the Hay River electrical utility franchise. On May 25, 2015, Hay River Town Council approved a decision to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for […]

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Apr, 29 2015

GNWT and IRC sign Intergovernmental Agreement

INUVIK (April 29, 2015) –  Premier Bob McLeod met on Monday with Chair and CEO Nellie Cournoyea to sign the Intergovernmental Agreement on Programs and Services Cooperation and Coordination between the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT). “This Agreement will formalize the GNWT’s government-to-government relationship with the IRC and […]

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Apr, 13 2015

Northern Premiers Bring Northern Perspective to Quebec Climate Change Summit

QUEBEC (April 13, 2015) – The Premiers of Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut are bringing the interests of Northerners to the April 14th Quebec Climate Change Summit. Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski, NWT Premier Bob McLeod and Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna jointly acknowledged the significant investments all three territories have made in emissions reduction, cleaner energy production, […]

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Apr, 1 2015

Statement by Minister Valcourt and Premier Bob McLeod on First Anniversary of Northwest Territories Devolution

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (April 1, 2015) – The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, and Premier Bob McLeod of the Northwest Territories joined residents of the territory in celebrating the one year anniversary of Devolution.

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Feb, 9 2015

Single Window Service Centre model receives national recognition

YELLOWKNIFE (February 9, 2015) – The Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) Single Window Service Center model has been recognized for its innovative management by the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC). The Single Window Service Center model received bronze in Federal/Provincial/Territorial category of the  IPAC/Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Award for 2014. This is […]

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Feb, 9 2015

Bob McLeod: Single Window Service Centres Wins Institute of Public Administration of Canada Award

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to announce that the Government of the Northwest Territories and its Single Window Service Center model has been recognized for its innovative management by the Institute of Public Administration of Canada or known as IPAC. The Government of the Northwest Territories was one of 10 national finalists for the IPAC/Deloitte […]

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Jan, 22 2015

GNWT advances Fur Institute of Canada Agreement in China

BEIJING (January 22, 2015 ) – As  a founding member of the Fur Institute of Canada (FIC), the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) advanced a proposed Memorandum of Understanding between the FIC and the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC). The agreement was formally endorsed last week by Minister of Industry, […]

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Jan, 21 2015

NWT trade mission promotes tourism in China and Japan

TOKYO (January 21, 2015) – Premier Bob McLeod and Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment  (ITI) David Ramsay are concluding their trade and investment mission to China and Japan this week with a focus on tourism. On January 20, they hosted a “Rare in Nature” reception and fashion show at the Canadian embassy in Tokyo, […]

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